Temporary, Part-time

Responsible for providing communication access for post-secondary students by converting spoken language into a meaning-for-meaning transcript, by using TypeWell software on a laptop computer that is simultaneously viewed by students on a second computer. Voicing for deaf and hard of hearing students may be required. Position participates as part of the student’s educational team to facilitate communication within a college environment.


 Education, Training & Experience

  • Completion of Grade 12 plus a minimum of one year post-secondary education.
  • Successful completion of TypeWell training required. If you are interested in completing the TypeWell training, please click here for more information.
  • Six (6) months of related work experience. Preference given to candidates with 1 to 2 years of transcribing experience in a post-secondary educational environment.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience working within an educational team and transcribing in a "teamed setting" preferred.

 Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to type at minimum 60 wpm without errors.
  • Proficiency in operating a laptop computer and other peripheral equipment.
  • Experience in using various MS-Office applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to listen attentively with accuracy for detail.
  • Excellent English writing skills in grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and sentence structure.
  • Ability to maintain focus on information processing for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work effectively with hearing and non-hearing individuals through verbal and written communication skills.
  • Awareness and understanding of cross-cultural issues between the deaf and hearing communities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, and members of the educational team.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to meet work performance standards set by the College.

Conditions of Work

  • Ability to work flexible hours asrequired according to student and departmental needs.
  • Abilityto keyboard for extended periods of time (up to 1 hour) without a break.
  • The nature of these positions is on-call. Thelocation of the classrooms and shifts vary according to the student'srequirements and schedule.   

On-going TypeWell Transcriber - Summer 2019

  1. MATH 1152 (Precalculus Algebra) - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 16:30-17:20; May 6 – Aug 1
  2. COMPUTER SCIENCE 1150 (Program Design); Mondays & Wednesdays 14:30-16:20; May 6 – July 31
  3. ENGLISH 1108 (Language & Composition II); Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-13:20; May 6 – Aug 1

Salary Range: $22.34 – $25.27 Hourly (Pay Grade 17) + 20.8% in lieu of benefits

Employee Group: CUPE

Hours & Days of Work: This position is not subject to the compressed workweek.Summer 2019 semester (May 2019 to August 2019)

Application Information: For a copy of the position description please click here.

Closing Date: Ongoing

Competition No.:  C003-19

We thank you for your interest and advise that onlythose shortlisted will be contacted. We are committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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